This weeks article is written by Christy Noel from MobileCause.     Did you know crowdfunding campaigns raised $17 billion dollars in 2016, according to crowdsourcing.org? In addition, the Chronicle of Philanthropy states 18% of all digital donations now come from peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns.   Crowdfunding used to be a novel way for entrepreneurs to30
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  Everyone wants to be understood.   Taking the time to understand your donor is a great investment of your resources and will pay off big later.   Think about it: the more you know about what your donors want from you, the easier it is to give it to them. And donors who get what they30
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This week’s article is written by Clay Boggess from Big Fundraising Ideas   You know the old trope: a family of four is in a station wagon on Route 66. “Are we there yet?” The parent inevitably answers, “No!” This exchange repeats itself over the course of hours. The children are agitated they’re not where30
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Auctions are a perfect pairing to fundraising.  Goods and services are generously donated leaving wide margins for the bottom line.  Here are some tips to use the auction vehicle to take your auction to new heights.   Procurement & Donations The old adage, garbage in garbage out pertains to auctions too!  Request donations that will30
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I hear it all the time.   “We need to (increase programs/build a new building/eliminate a waiting list) and we need money to do it.”   Yes, but the FIRST thing you need is a plan.   When you have a big goal, the best way to ensure that you’ll reach it is to figure30
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